Dr. S.M Kartak
Dr. S.M Kartak
"Prof. Sarosh M Katrak is currently the Director, Department of Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre and Professor Emeritus, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai. He has been a teacher for the last 40 years initially at the Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and since 2002 at the Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre. He is a member of the Education Committee of the World Federation of Neurology(WFN) and is the National coordinator for the WFN CME program in India since 2005. He is now appointed Chair of the WFN Teaching Course Committee for the World Congress of Neurology since 2015. He is a clinical neurologist with special interest in CNS infections, peripheral neuropathies and stroke prevention.
In view of his interests in CNS infections he was appointed as a member of the WHO-WFN International Advisory group for the revision of ICD10 diseases of the nervous system in the area of infections of the nervous system in January 2010. He has published many articles in peer reviewed national and international journals, on CNS Infections and Peripheral Neuropathies and has authored several chapters in national and international text books of neurology. He was honored by the World Federation of Neurology by being selected to deliver The Richard Masland Oration at the XXIst World Congress of Neurology, Vienna, 26th September 2013, the only Indian neurologist conferred this honour.